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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: The Interview with Antonio Nicaso
Thu May 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally recognized organized-crime expert and author Antonio Nicaso discusses his life and craft. Antonio Nicaso has published 30 books. His Global Mafia (1995), concerned international criminal partnerships. His oth...

Icon of the event Ten Tips for Writing Great Memoirs - NEW DATE
Mon May 14, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will give a presentation on how to turn lived experience into literary art. Learn to locate the stori...

Icon of the event Wish You Were Here: Evoking Place in Memoir - FULL!!
Sat May 05, 2018 | 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will lead a workshop on techniques to approach writing about place in your memoir, and to thinking of...

Icon of the event Talking about Books (Formerly Tea and Books)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Not sure what to read next? Want to hear about some new books or find new authors? Join us for our Talking About Books program. Staff will present a selection of books they are currently reading.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 10
Tue Jun 12
Icon of the event Writing Memoir
Wed Apr 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, will lead a panel of authors who have written memoirs (Chelene Knight, author of Dear Current Occupan...

Icon of the event Tea and Books
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Come and enjoy a cup of tea and hear about some great books....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 23
Fri May 25
Icon of the event Humberwood Book Club
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join us for stimulating conversation. At every meeting, you and your club members discuss interesting fiction and non fiction titles. New members are always welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 20
Tue Apr 17
Tue May 15
Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to talk about books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own favorites with the group. All are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 19
Mon Apr 16
Mon May 14
Icon of the event Teen Writing Workshop
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Author Sheila Heti will lead this special writing workshop for teens. Sheila's focus is helping you figure out what you want to write, and figuring out new ways to write it. This is a hands on workshop - come prepared to writ...

Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: An Interview with Ayelet Tsabari, Writer in Residence
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Public Library Writer in Residence Ayelet Tsabari discusses the writer's life and craft. Ayelet's debut story collection The Best Place on Earth, won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Edward Lewis Wal...

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